Is my 10 wk old Buff Orpington a hen or a roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by slaird61, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. slaird61

    slaird61 Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered several pullets from a large hatchery and I'm worried that one of my BO pullets might be a rooster instead. She is bigger than my other BO pullet and she has a larger and redder wattle. Please look at the photos and tell me what you think please. [​IMG]

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    And this one is my other BO who I'm 99% sure is a pullet:

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  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes, you got a roo there. That is a definite pullet in the last pic.
     
  3. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

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    Yep, looks like a roo to me too. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    Yes, that buff orpington does appear to be a cockerel.
     
  5. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    He's a cockerel. And yes, the one in the last pic is a pullet.
     
  6. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    That is a boy....Sorry.
     
  7. slaird61

    slaird61 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh no... say it ain't so! I thought so but I was hoping he was a she. I don't need anymore roos. [​IMG]
     
  8. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree it's a BOY.
     
  9. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh but BO's make such nice gentle roos....
     
  10. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    100% rooster. The good news is the rest of your chickens look like girls!!!

    (except for the Barred Rock roo in the background, LOL [​IMG])
     

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